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What are side effects of taking chia seeds?

What are side effects of taking chia seeds?

None known: There are no known side effects.Lots of omega 3s. People with ibd, chrons, etc obviously need to avoid seeds. Powdered form is considered ok. ...Read more

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Are there any side effecta of eating chia seeds everyday? Atleast2 table spoons a day?

Are there any side effecta of eating chia seeds everyday? Atleast2 table spoons a day?

There may be: Possible side effects from chia include ^ gas (flatus), bloating ; constipation (w inadequate hydration). Because of omega 3 fatty acids, use of Aspirin / blood thinners could be problematic. People w bleeding disorders or who may be undergoing surgery should d/w their providers. 1 study showed diastolic blood pressure can drop w chia. People w mustard seed allergies are also likely to be allergic. ...Read more

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Do chia seeds have euphoric effects?

Do chia seeds have euphoric effects?

Chia Seeds: Chia are seeds from Salvia hispanca which grows in the desert. They can be a healthy snack as they contain Omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, protein & antioxidants. Chia have Calcium,Vitamin C, Zinc, Phosphorous, Iron & Potassium. I tried researching Chia seeds & euphoria & only noted anecdotal reports. ...Read more

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Could amino acids in chia seeds and raw honey lessen the effects of 30 mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr? Are there any other known interactions between these items?

Could amino acids in chia seeds and raw honey lessen the effects of 30 mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr? Are there any other known interactions between these items?

No: There are no interactions between chia seeds, raw honey, and adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Chia seeds are known especially for their omega-3 fat content. They also contain 20% protein (made up of amino acids), but this isn't very digestible unless you grind the seeds first. ...Read more

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I started taking flax seeds powder should I take chia seeds too or do they have the same nutritional benefit ? I'm

I started taking flax seeds powder should I take chia seeds too or do they have the same nutritional benefit ? I'm

Take both: Chia seeds have more fiber. This is good but can also cause more bloating and gas which could be bad. Chia seeds are higher in omega 3s. I would alternate the two for the sake of variety ! ...Read more

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Chia seeds to lose weight?

Chia seeds to lose weight?

Scam: They will work if and only if you restrict calories and actively exercise. There is no magic food, supplement or anything else. The key is to find a few quality friends who are involved with fitness and join them, as intensely as you can. Your weight will adjust itself. ...Read more

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Can chia seeds detox your body ?

Can chia seeds detox your body ?

Won't hurt: There have only been three documented studies on the benefit of chia seeds. None confirmed they detox the body. They are good for your health though. Chia seeds are a concentrated food containing healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants, and calcium. ...Read more

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Is chia seed good for lactation?

Is chia seed good for lactation?

Chia: At this time the general recommendation is that chia seeds not be consumed during pregnancy or lactation (due to lack of research). Possible side effects from chia include ^ gas (flatus), bloating ; constipation (w inadequate hydration). Because of omega 3 fatty acids, use of Aspirin or blood thinners could be problematic. People w bleeding disorders or who may be undergoing surgery should d/w the. ...Read more

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Can you be allergic to chia seeds?

Can you be allergic to chia seeds?

Yes: It is a seed and can definitely cause some allergic reactions. It just depends on what the reactions are. I do not believe the allergist would be able to test you for this unless you bring in the chia seed and he/she makes a slurry from the actual product to test. ...Read more

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Are chia seeds good for lowering cholesterol?

Are chia seeds good for lowering cholesterol?

They can be: Helpful. Chia seeds contain 11 grams of fiber per ounce ! chia are seeds from salvia hispanca which grows in the desert. They can be a healthy snack as they contain omega-3 fatty acids, protein ; antioxidants. Chia have calcium, vitamin c, zinc, phosphorous, iron ; potassium. ...Read more

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